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How to Wash Vertical Blinds

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How to Wash Vertical Blinds

How to Wash Vertical Blinds – The Ultimate Guide

A complete guide on washing your vertical blinds so they look and feel fresh!


Are you noticing that your vertical blinds don’t look so fresh as they previously were? It’s time to give them a good and thorough clean. Vertical blinds may attract less dust than the other types of leading blind types however they still need to be maintained throughout the year and in this guide we will show you how to wash them.


Before you start

As you begin to take your blinds down to give them a wash it may be a good idea to see what material they are made from – as for example Fabric blinds can be washed by hand and in the washing machine however Wooden blinds should not be soaked at all due to the material its made from.

It’s always best practice to check the manufacturer’s notes to see the best way to maintain your vertical blinds going forward.



How to wash Vertical Blinds

What can I use to wash my vertical blinds?

Even though fabric vertical blinds attract dust and dirt very quickly and easy, they are also very simple to wash – You will only need a few cleaning essentials and some soapy water to get your vertical blinds washed to quickly revive them back to life in your home!


We have listed some of the recommendations from our team:


Various Towels

Handheld Vacuum Cleaner with Brush

Microfibre Clothes

Bucket of Warm Water

Mild Soap


How to Clean Vertical Blinds

If you haven’t washed your vertical blinds before it can be hard to know where to begin however with our easy 5 step simple process you will be washing your blinds in no time!


1. Remove Blinds and Wipe Headrail

Firstly you need to remove the blinds from the hanging position this isn’t necessary if you are dusting or spring cleaning on the weekends however we will be washing the blinds so we will need to have them removed.

Unhook your Blind Louvres from your headrail these are the slats – gently take these down and lay them out on a flat surface this will enable you to clean the headrail. Grab one of the recommended cleaning products and clean the top of the headrail and remove any marks or dirt.


2. Dusting your vertical blinds

With all of your blinds laid out in front of you, we can begin dusting the blinds, Use your microfibre cloth or feather duster to get most of the dust of the louvres – move from top to bottom and make sure you capture all of the dust.

If you still believe you have dust leftover and want a more thorough dusting you can use a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to make sure your blinds are completely dust and debris free.

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